TYPES OF EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI
Enjoy a calendar of events that reflects the diversity of global cultures and themes.
Special days celebrate the customs and traditions that differentiate us and the
values and aspirations that unite us.
NATIONAL DAYS & HONOUR DAYS
Experience your favorite country’s National Day with a flag ceremony at the
Stage of Nations as country leaders are honored and witness spectacular
processions and cultural events take over the Expo 2020 site. See first-hand a
World Expo that is dedicated to ensuring that every International Participant
gets the exposure it deserves.
EXPO ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
The Entertainment Programme for Expo 2020 Dubai will celebrate the spirit of the
UAE for all to see. It will lift our spirits, stimulate our minds, make us laugh, connect
us with our shared humanity and inspire us to participate in the global conversation.
It will use the skills and talents of local and international artists across many
disciplines, both traditional and contemporary, elevating the international discourse
through artistic engagement and storytelling.
We are proud to showcase the incredible and exciting work that our International
Participants will be sharing with the world – including brilliant cultural
performances, theatre, dance, music and much more. Behind every corner of our
Public Realm is a unique performance, piece of art or simple moment of joy to
delight all our visitors. When all elements come together, they will create a beautiful
mosaic of experiences that will communicate our most valued Expo messages.
PROGRAMME FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET
Expo 2020 Dubai’s Programme for People and Planet is designed to address the
most pressing challenges we face as a world today, by deploying the convening
power of World Expos and the UAE to galvanise collective and meaningful action.
BUSINESS PROGRAMME AND OTHER EVENTS
Whilst being a spectacular entertainment destination, Expo 2020 offers
fantastic opportunities for business. From local start-ups to global conglomerates,
Expo 2020 is the ideal platform for networking, educational and industry events
featuring unique offerings for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions.
DAILY & REGULAR EVENTS
Selected events which happen on a daily and
recurring basis across Expo 2020’s world-class
venues such as the Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre
and Al Wasl Plaza, which houses the world’s largest
360-degree projection surface
Walk through Al Wasl Plaza’s garden and listen to the
whispers of nature calling from all around you. In the early
day, sounds of water will envelope you. Hear sounds from
different cities of the world, the bustling excitement of
opportunity, the voices of eager spirits and the vibrant call
of our natural world.
National and Honour Day
Ceremonies & Cultural Performances
National and Honour Day Ceremonies are the shining
moments of the World Expo’s International Participants.
It is a moment to honour country leaders and celebrate
the beauty of each International Participant’s culture
in all its colours and traditions.
Expo Young Stars
11:15, 12:15 and 13:15
Sunday-Thursday January-March 2022
Every morning of the academic calendar, students from
schools all across the UAE will gather in Al Wasl Plaza as
part of the Expo Young Stars Programme. Together, they
will sing and dance on the stage of the stars at the heart of
Expo 2020 Dubai. This is where they will share their story –
written, choreographed and directed by students. A moment
for friends, family and students to always cherish
Music in the Gardens
International Participants will perform live music in Al Wasl
Plaza’s gardens and surrounding areas. The performances
will be a celebration of bespoke music of all genres
including world fusion, choirs and orchestral performance, in
traditional and contemporary musical styles from the region
and the world
Awakening of Al Wasl
After sunset, Al Wasl Plaza’s dome awakens as an
illuminated canvas against the night sky, capturing the
imagination of visitors as it tells stories from the Arab
region, our natural world, the cosmos and humanity’s
endless quest for a better future.
The Boy & The Horse
The Boy & The Horse is a tribute to Sheikh Mohammed bin
Rashid Al Maktoum and an acknowledgement of his
visionary character that delivered his dream of Dubai to
its people. In this 15-minute theatrical projection, we learn
about conviction and believing in yourself, alongside the
values of courage and commitment.
WhatsApp+256 785 145 092
+256 751 698 082
MM Plaza RM 31 Luwum Street